Mustard Radish (Komatsuna) side by sideRoll'n with the changing seasons' harvest and planning some good eats for tomorrow. A little mustard spinach (Komatsuna) side by side...different plants, same results.
Knowing that half the crop trials will look like the little guy on the left always kills me; however, the sacrifice highlights the benefits of focusing on microbesrok-radishesrok-vegetables
Leeks (Negi)Gotta luv those roots on our leeks.rok-garlicrok-vegetables
Taro "Satoimo"A member of the Araceae family, Taro ("Kalo" in Hawaiian) plants are probably best known for the purple and creamy "poi," an ancient and important staple for Hawaiians. Poi is made in traditional underground ovens and pounded into a paste, adding water for consistency and served. See more from Hawaii Seed. They are a great promoter of non-GMO farmed taro throughout the islands.
Taro "Satoimo"Taro is found all over Polynesia and Asia. In Japan, these fiber-rich corms are called "Satoimo," which means "sweet taro" and is usually broiled. Watch out, they can be a bit slimy. rok-potatoesrok-vegetables
Taro "Satoimo"Fed only a little Be-1, compared with typical plants, this bunch of sweet taro from a Japanese farmer has about three times the number of baby tubers, also called "Keiki" in Hawaiian. rok-potatoesrok-vegetables
Roots Growing on Soil SurfaceRoots are so happy that they are growing on surface of the pot!rok-fungi
Koshihikari riceRice fed with Be-1. A literal mat of roots. May 1, 2014 rok-rice
Koshihikari riceNo Be-1, but other leading rice fertilizer. Roots are decent. May 1, 2014rok-rice
Koshihikari riceNo fertilizers, no roots. May 1, 2014rok-rice
GingerThe ginger on the far right was fed Be-1 and shows certain growth advantage over those to the left.rok-gingerrok-vegetables
Garlic Bulbs Garlic bulbs (tape measure is in cm) have also shown plenty of growth using Be-1.rok-garlicrok-vegetables
Easter Lilly BulbCloseup. The tape measure is in centimeters (cm).rok-flowers
Koshihikari riceAlready a significant difference in root growth.rok-rice
Koshihikari riceLeft (A) fed Be-1; Right (B) is fed with other leading fertilizerrok-rice